Mike Miliard

Mike Miliard is Editor of Healthcare IT News. Mike covers topics such as health information exchange, privacy and security, analytics, ICD-10 and is responsible for overall coverage decisions. Follow Mike on Twitter @MikeMiliardHITN.

HHS Chief Data Officer Mona Siddiqui speaks at Health 2.0

By Mike Miliard 01:00 pm September 24, 2019
At Health 2.0, HHS Chief Data Officer Mona Siddiqui spotlighted recent efforts, including some cloud-based dynamic data and mapping tools, to link far-flung data for better public health.

Sens. Patty Murray, D-Washington, and Lamar Alexander, R-Tennessee
(Photo: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

By Mike Miliard 04:15 pm September 23, 2019
An alphabet soup of healthcare stakeholders, including AHIMA, CHIME, MGMA and others, want the Senate HELP Committee to ensure the proposed regs serve the "needs of patients and those who deliver their care."
By Mike Miliard 10:28 am September 23, 2019
For its 13th annual National Health IT Week, which kicks off today and runs through Sept. 27, HIMSS will be focusing on how public- and private-sector stakeholders can better align information and technology to drive advancements in population health.
The new platform applies natural language understanding technology to help health systems tackle their clinical documentation improvement initiatives.
By Mike Miliard 12:53 pm September 20, 2019
For their first new post-acquisition technology, 3M Health Information Systems and M*Modal have unveiled a clinical documentation improvement tool that uses artificial intelligence to boost speed and efficiency for clinicians and coders.
Mayo Clinic CIO: 'This artificial intelligence stuff is real'

Mayo Clinic CIO Cris Ross at Health 2.0

By Mike Miliard 08:56 pm September 18, 2019
"And it is coming quickly to a care setting near you," said Cris Ross at Health 2.0 on Tuesday, touting "small AI and big AI" tools that can help revamp IT systems to improve the experience of clinicians and patients alike.
Novant Health taps Jvion as first partner for its new AI institute

Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center (photo: David Bjorgen, Wikimedia)

By Mike Miliard 02:25 pm September 18, 2019
The prescriptive analytics company will start by helping researchers the Novant Health Institute of Innovation & Artificial Intelligence reduce readmissions for congestive heart failure.
Health 2.0
By Mike Miliard 07:27 pm September 17, 2019
The conversation isn't just about apps anymore – it's about robust, patient-centered platforms that are changing the calculus for care delivery in a consumer-centered age.

L-R: Glenn Winokur, Donald Rucker, Michael Pfeffer, Charles Alessi, Lisa Grisim.

By Mike Miliard 06:56 pm September 16, 2019
At Health 2.0, National Coordinator for Health IT Dr. Donald Rucker and other clinical IT leaders explore the root causes of the burnout epidemic – and offer a wishlist of tech innovations that could help.

Dr. Albert Chan of Sutter Health, speaking at Health 2.0 on Monday.

By Mike Miliard 01:24 pm September 16, 2019
Dr. Albert Chan, chief of digital patient experience at Sutter Health, says health systems have to get better at interpreting data in novel ways to make good on their promise to patients.
By Mike Miliard 02:24 pm September 13, 2019
A new report from Manatt Health Strategies points to big differences in how return on investment should be gauged, depending most importantly on provider type – but also on acuity mix, IT infrastructure, staffing and other considerations.

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